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The wreath, or, Ornamental artist : containing instructions for making flowers of wax, rice-paper, lamb's-wool, and cambric, with a great variety of articles : for charitable repositories / by a Lady.
Additional Title(s):
Ornamental artist
Exeter : Printed by T. Besley, North-Street, 1835.
Physical Description:
[2], ii, 92, [2] pages, [22] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT892.L33 W74 1835
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The title page of the copy at the Yale Center for British Art is inscribed "Mrs. Kingston" underneath "by a Lady."
Last page blank.
Includes index (i.e. table of contents) page [93].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original purple moiré cloth. Inscribed: Beatrice Lubbock.
Subject Terms:
Decorative arts -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Handicraft -- Great Britain.
Lubbock, Beatrice -- Autograph.
Needlework -- Great Britain.
Paper flowers -- Great Britain.
Paper sculpture -- Great Britain.
Paper work -- Great Britain.
Botanical illustrations.
Etchings -- 1835.
Besley, Thomas, 1791-1853, printer.
Kingston, Mrs., attributed name.

  • Wax flowers
  • Wax fruit
  • Wax pastry
  • Wax blancmange
  • Wax ornaments
  • Modelling
  • Encaustic
  • Medals
  • Rice paper flowers
  • Mosaic
  • Varnish
  • Mosaic box
  • Chess board
  • Paper hyacinths
  • Papier mâché
  • Puzzle cottage
  • Paper doll
  • Card box
  • Gouging
  • Flowers for an album
  • Card basket
  • Embroidery
  • Braiding
  • German mats
  • Cloth work
  • Lamp rugs
  • Flock frames
  • Reticules
  • Gold embroidery
  • Print work
  • Lamb's wool flowers
  • Baby's cap
  • Net doilys
  • Net purses
  • Crape flowers
  • Flower screens
  • Lavender dahlias
  • Fancy pincushions
  • Scent bags
  • A negro
  • Gauze wire screens
  • Seals.

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